Saturday, September 8, 2012

The Ultimate Light Table Guide

Now newly improved with even more light table fun!!

Please check out the links below each photo to see each part of the Ultimate Light Table Guide. The activities seen in each post are examples of play based learning, Reggio Emilia, and  Montessori all done on light tables.  Feel free to Pin on Pinterest too!

I have learned a lot about Reggio Emilia and Montessori over the past few years. Light Tables are a component of Reggio Emilia inspired learning, not of Montessori learning activities but many Montessori inspired activities can be done on a Light Table!  

Thanks to everyone who contributed links to their wonderful blog posts and special thanks to Play at Home Mom and Living Montessori Now!!!   Enjoy!!

Click the links under each photo collage!

light table play, light table ideas, light table activities, light table toys

all about what light tables are for and what to do with them
Light Tables 101

awesome light table toys and accessories
Light Table Toys 101

DIY Light Table, DIY Light Box,
The Perfect DIY "container" Light Box

Best Light Tables and Accessories

light table resources
THE Light Table Resource on Pinterest

light, mirror, shadow play Reggio
Playing with light and mirrors

collages and mandalas on the light table
Beautiful light table collages

awesome educational light table activities
Light table learning

light table ideas for learning
Light table fun, learning, and creativity

making worksheets fun on the light table
DIY Light Table Worksheets

overhead projector play and creativity - Reggio
Exploring Shadows with Color and Light

26 ways to play with light and light tables
The ABC's of Playing with Light

amazing light table activities, ideas, play, and learning
The Ultimate Light Table Guide on Pinterest!!

Want MORE????? See more on Pinterest!

Follow Kristen (Epic Childhood)'s board Light Table Play 101 on Pinterest.
Follow Kristen (Epic Childhood)'s board Epic Black Light Play on Pinterest.
Follow Kristen (Epic Childhood)'s board Epic Light Table Play on Pinterest.


  1. You are definitely the queen of light table/box activities, Kristen! Thanks so much for linking up with Montessori Monday. In addition to featuring your post at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page, I pinned it to my Light Box Ideas and Activities Board at

  2. Those are some great light table activities.

    Thanks for linking to Science Sunday!

  3. You are a master at light tables. We will have to try your ideas some day. So far, ours have only tried it once at a children's museum. I've missed you on Artsy Play Wednesday. Please come by and link this post. : 0 )


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